Climate Change Book Club


Starting on February 28th, the NEW Quadra Climate Change Book Club will begin!

They will be meeting twice a month at the Quadra Island Library on the second and fourth Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm.  Two chapters of the first book will be discussed at each meeting, and this will take until the end of May, at which point Book Club members will decide whether they want to start another book or break for the summer.

The first book will be Eye of the Storm: Facing Climate and Social Chaos with Calm and Courage by Terry LePage. This excellent book is for those concerned that our current lifestyle is finite and unsustainable, and that we need a new way to cope.

A PDF version of the book will be provided to Book Club members for free (as generously provided by the author) or the paperback version can be ordered from Coho Books or online (Book Bonanza is unable to carry it).  Kindle/Kobo versions are also available, and there is a free audio recording, read by Michael Dowd.

Prior to registering: Please read the section “Read this First: Is this book for you?” (available on the author’s website).

To register: Call or text Sandy McCairns at 250-202-5928.

Book Club Dates: February 28, March 13 & 27, April 10 & 24, May 8 & 22 – 6:30-8:00pm at the Quadra Island Library.  Two chapters of the book will be discussed at each meeting.


In the Media:

Discovery Islander back issues in pdf format, including:

  • № 729 (May 2020: solar panel information, p. 8).
  • № 730 (May 2020: Food Guide, p. 3; the QUILT, p. 7; Squash the Curve, p. 11).
  • № 733 (July 2020: energy retrofits and rebates, p. 2)
  • № 742 (November 2020: hot water from the sun, p. 8-10)




  • Quadra Island Food Guide: Find local produce or list produce you have to sell. To list yourself or your business, contact the Food Guide here.

Get Involved!

Help Quadra Island become more resilient in the face of climate change. We are always pleased to welcome new members and are grateful for donations!